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universal experiences. the host creates a welcoming environment for everybody. there is no cultural barrier to entry. >> the demographic of people who come will match the demographic of the reader. it is very simple. if we want more people of color, you book more people of color. you want more women, your book more women. kind of like that. it gets mixed up a little bit. in general, we kind of have a core group of people who come every month. their ages and very. we definitely have some folks who are straight. >> the loyal audience has allowed michelle to take more chances with the monthly lineup. established authors bring in an older audience. younker authors bring in their friends from the community who might be bringing in an older author. >> raider has provided a stage for more than 400 writers. it ranges from fiction to academics stories to academic stories this service the underground of queer fell, history, or culture. >> and there are so many different literary circles in san francisco. i have been programming this reading series for nine years. and i still have a huge list on my co
earnings cycle. also in this environment the u.s. economy is growing more like 2% and a lot less like 4 in that environment pricing is going to be challenged and the top line sales is not going to be universal for all firms. it will be balance sheet by balance sheet and case by case. security collection becomes far more important. >> i was going to say as you point out the profit growth picture has been pretty good but we are getting at the mature point in that cycle and the forecast is about 1% or 2% overall growth. there are always ways to make more money than the index tracking would lead you to believe. where do you think the pockets of possible better than average profits would be? >> so we do like equities. when you compare that to fixed income certainly in government space so we like equities and we like global equities. it will have to be a multi asset strategy which is kind of all of the above. looking at commodities and debt and equities and looking in companies in europe. there are good companies with strong balance sheets in europe, as well. looking into russia, indonesia, m
to what's happening in our immediately environment and what we can see around us and what literally touches us physically. if you're walking through the woods and you hear the crack of a stick behind you, your body immediately goes into a fear response, a fight or flight response. climate change isn't that kind of a problem. it's not an immediate, visceral threat. and i can say right now, this very day, we can look out the window and there's co2, carbon dioxide, pouring out of tailpipes, pouring out of buildings, pouring out of smokestacks. and yet we can't see it, it's invisible. the fundamental causes of this global problem are invisible to us. and likewise the impacts are largely invisible to us as well unless you know where to look. so it's a problem that first of all we can't see. and secondly it's a problem that is seemingly faceless. it's not like terrorists who we can imagine who are coming after us trying to kill us and challenge our fundamental values. it's a problem that we can't see, that's going to have long term impacts that aren't going to just impact us now, but impa
a environment that supports innovation and we are in many regards the innovation capitol of the world and i am so proud to see this effort launched here today. as mayor, i have focused on jobs, as a top priority and making sure that our youth get quality education and training them to be able to compete for the jobs of the 21st century economy. the fact is and i have said this often, you can't give a job to a dead youth. you can't tell that youth not to lose hope. and that they can succeed no matter where you come from for too long. we have seen too much violence in our communities and it must end. yesterday i signed into law the nation's first ban on possession of halopoint ammunition in san francisco. we worked closely with supervisor cohen to introduce this legislation. these extra deadly bullets have no place in our streets. we are also creating an early warning system to alert us when individuals make massive purchases of ammunition, because even if there is a remote possibility we can prevent another tragedy, we are morally bound to do so. and we must support president obama and senator
another, of the environment. let us not allow that time for destruction and death accompany our journey of this world. >> pope francis' homily. a man whose middle name is francis, named after francis of assissi, just like the new pope. every man called francis. >> and you were named after francis of assissi, as the new pope. >> well, growing up in our house, francis of assissi was right up there with the virgin mary because of what he stood for, his concern for the poor, environment, i mean, this guy was way ahead of his time. >> the pope tweeted today true power and service all people, especially the poor. that is his reputation. what do you want to say about the new pope? >> i want to be optimistic right now. some things that he said, like all the other bishops, about gay marriage and abortion, you know, they're just not in this century yet. but this man's approach is very different. and i was thinking the other day that i remember back when gorbachav was named and they said oh, he's the same as the other guys. he changed the world. >> and this is giving you hope and giving me hope. >
, whatever that kind of environment, -- whatever the kind of environment exists in government a lot of wasteful spending and ine fresh sei. there was. the department made clear who was in charge of what. the new or disciplined environment will better enable the -- ensure that all of the operate more cohe'sive and effective agency. they used to have a dismal record when it came to contracts without competition. the departmental leadership has been aggressive in turning the record around. last month a report showed a spending on noncompetitive contract of fiscal year 2012 fell by 90% from 2008. that leaves about $3 billion in contract dollars, that previously spent without competition, now being spend in a manner that gets better value for taxpayers' dollar. competing contracts now that most other agencies. the department is also revamped the process for identifying technological solution at border. they moved away from the model which was contract to a single company to build a virtual fence across the southern border. an effort that went forward without identifying what the border p
here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪
kangaroos. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> our secretary story "outfront," the open mike strikes again. minutes after arriving in jerusalem, president obama was caught on camera without realizing it, joking with benjamin netanyahu that he's thrilled to get away from washington. >> it's good to get away from congress. >> well, even the music couldn't hide that. it's been less than a week since the president looked like he couldn't get enough of his friends on the hill. remember the dinners, nice wine, phone calls, meetings? where did that guy go? "outfront" tonight, howard shultz, ceo of starbucks. he's been calling out washington dysfunction along with running starbucks. really appreciate you taking the time. that open mike slip, i guess probably doesn't surprise you. >> not at all. i mean i think we're facing a situation in a
protectors of creation of the plan of god written in nature, protectors of one another, of the environment. let us not allow that science of destruction and death accompany our journey of this world. >> pope francis' homily at his installation today. back here with michael moore and fellow catholic, i may add, and a man whose middle name is francis, named after francis of assisi. >> my father was francis. >> really? >> yes. >> and you were named after francis of assisi, as the new pope was. how do you feel about that? >> francis of assisi was, you know, right up there with the virgin mary because of the things that he stood for, his concern for the poor, environment. i mean, this guy was way ahead of his time. >> the pope tweeted true power is service. the pope must serve all people, especially the poor. that is his reputation, looking after the poor. what do you think of the new pope? >> i want to be optimistic. things that he said like all the other bishops about gay marriage and abortion, you know, they are just not in this century yet, but this man's approach is very different, and i -
, of the plan of god, written in nature, protectors of one another, of the environment. >> he ended by asking everyone to pray for him like he did the day he was elected. among those in the crowd was vice president biden. he led the united states delegation. there are heads of state from 31 countries in attendance. there are religious leaders including jews and muslims and buddhists. he will meet with pope benedict on saturday for the first time in 600 years a former and current pope meet face to face. >> developing news, san jose police are investigating the circumstances after they shot and killed a man for the second time this month after a chase. the man was in a stolen car and tried to ram officers. abc7 news reporter, cornell bernard, is live in east san jose. cornell? >> still very much an active scene in east san jose. police are collecting evidence. there were several vehicles involved in this incident. some were unmarked police cars. the car you want do pay close attention to on the video is a white two-door honda that police say tried to run over an officer before the officer opene
to reflect the global security environment. the military, and the growing budget, currently the current strategy as well. starting with the strategic guidance issued in january 2012. it seems that we are falling into a trap of creating strategies entirely on how quickly we can cut defense budgets rather than as a result give an honest assessment. i am very much concerned. i always thought that the major mission of the federal government is to protect the homeland. we have to get back to that mentality and recognize the threat and you guys are in the right position to do that. thank you, mr. chairman. >> thank you, senator. admiral? >> chairman, ranking member, members of the committee. thank you very much for taking time to hear from myself, general jacoby and general kelly. i always say that i feel safe when i'm with a big marine general and a big army general. it is probably the safest and i could be up your wet. thank you for having us and putting us together for this panel. as the chairman mentioned, rounding out for years in my current position. before that i was lucky enough to b
. it addresses the need for a national military strategy to reflect the global security environment. the military, and the growing budget, currently the current strategy as well. starting with the strategic guidance issued in january 2012. it seems that we are falling into a trap of creating strategies entirely on how quickly we can cut defense budgets rather than as a result give an honest assessment. i am very much concerned. i always thought that the major mission of the federal government is to protect the homeland. we have to get back to that mentality and recognize the threat and you guys are in the right position to do that. thank you, mr. chairman. >> thank you, senator. admiral? >> chairman, ranking member, members of the committee. thank you very much for taking time to hear from myself, general jacoby and general kelly. i always say that i feel safe when i'm with a big marine general and a big army general. it is probably the safest and i could be up your wet. thank you for having us and putting us together for this panel. as the chairman mentioned, rounding out for years in my curren
that makes a difference. but for law enforcement officers going into that environment, having to deal with some someone with a 30, 40, 50-round magazine, that puts them in needless harm's way. so by eliminating that capacity, people still have the right to fire those weapons. we just have a better opportunity, a better chance, to really neutralize that threat. >> chief goddette, you live in newtown, i believe. >> i do. >> the argument -- you would have heard this many times. is there any attempt to prohibit the sale of ar-15s, one of the most popular rifles in the country, is an satellite on the second amendment rights of americans. what do you say to that? >> i respect the second amendment. i believe that people should have the right to own weapons. i think that the assault weapon in particular is a weapon of war. and i don't believe necessarily that anyone, other than police or military, should own a weapon like that. it puts my people in danger and great jeopardy. it puts the citizenry in great jeopardy. i reject the notion that it's a sporting rifle. i believe it's a weapon of war
and are starting to increase dividends. an increase in the interest rate environment for the banks would be positive for the bottom line. shibani: ralph, what about you? anything you're staying away from and you wouldn't touch with a 10 foot pole? >> i mentioned it before the emerging markets have been lagging. i think it is too early to buy into emerging markets. i think part of that problem is the fact that there is a question about growth and, as a result of that, you have a lot of the commodity not doing very, very well like steel and copper and things like that. i think i would avoid that for a while. shibani: all right, ralph and jim, thank you very much for joining us today. david: thanks, gentlemen. happy weekend. >> thank you. >> you too. shibani: leaders of the european union are locked in bailout talks as the clock wind down for the country to raise 5.8 billion euros in order to receive a much-needed bailout. we'll go live to the heart of all the action to cyprus. david: how many people would buy that country right now, speaking of cyprus, the idea of confiscating people's inc
environment. >> i am glad you brought up the fact that you're dealing with the c.r.'s. it has been suggested that this is on you. let's take the timeout the last three years. was it your idea to pass a 14- day continuing resolution or a 21-day continuing resolution? or a seven-day, 165-day, a one- day, a six-day? how you run a government or a branch of government with c.r.'s that go for that short amount of time? how do you adequately budget for that? >> it is very difficult. we err on the side of being conservative, as we have here, to make sure we are not deficient at the end of any given continuing resolution. it is difficult. we are a very large operation. we are taking in over 400,000 people a year. and if it has to go on for the full year. when you are in an environment where you do not know what your budget is going to be on the various marks and the house and the senate are different, when you are looking at sequestration, it is a challenge and you do your best under the circumstances to come up with the right answer. >> as you went through the releases and you sit here today, do you
. that is designed in which case they will certify the platform, the operator and the operational environment. >> be some fairly confident that will lead to improvements come at any making sure -- >> most definitely. get 50 different countries petition from 37 states involved in the six identified in the reauthorization bill are being funded by the states. in the future, every state can have their own test site in order to ensure the technology deployed in the national airspace system backspace. >> ms. stepanovich, some proponents of sub for, said the technology argue current safeguards provides a significant protection of privacy and they know we have on the books related to the subject knowledge he, was third in the books related to use of other technologies that can overlap and include this type of technology. certain remedies that provide civil remedies for violations of those laws. some have suggested legal protections should apply the only two drones and may be sufficient to alleviate constitutional problems are privacy concerns. in your view, is this approach correct and what are the m
duplicates environment. we are not implementing that. those models will be useful for future disasters. we have a template for the way to bring those together in a seamless way. to answer thehave question. that is not bad. i will be anxious as we move forward in as you finish your the subcommittee will have some further discussions about what is the net step to make sure it is more seamless and less complicated. >> thank you. the staff has done some good investigative work in the areas north of where i live. >> thank you very much. let me welcome to our witnesses. sandy did damage not only where it was the most visible on the east coast but in the great lakes as well. the forces were so huge that they caused damage to breakwaters and created a problem in harbor is in the great lakes. we have already seen massive damage on the great lakes. we are any disaster situation because of the drought and low water situation. lows,et new record hitting more than 2 feet below their average. this was a drought problem. lake superior is a foot below the long-term average. the army corps is predicting th
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